Bredy Network Management Corporation Blogs

3 minutes reading time (516 words)

Give Your Server Units Some TLC

Give Your Server Units Some TLC

Servers are a critical part of any business or organization’s IT infrastructure, as they are the backbone of data distribution. This could include access to applications such as your productivity suite, or even the storage of vital data that’s necessary for day-to-day operations. Unfortunately, this critical hardware must be continuously maintained. The question becomes: Is your business responsible for keeping your server infrastructure in proper working order?

If it is, you should strongly consider the better solution: outsourced server hosting. Here are some of the variables you will have manage to keep your servers in good working order.

Server units can generate a considerable amount of heat, which becomes a problem when in excessive amounts. If your servers overheat, they could be at risk of hardware failure, data loss, and more. Since both results can put unnecessary strain on your budget, you’ll want to keep your servers cool. Air conditioning or specialized cabinets are a solution, as they will let you keep your servers in an environment conducive to longevity. The recommended environment for a server is typically somewhere between 64.4ºF and 80.6ºF with proper air flow.

Anything that generates a ton of heat is bound to also consume a lot of electricity. Therefore, you need to ensure that they are protected from spikes in power. Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) are a great way to keep this from happening. You use these devices to keep your servers from being overloaded with power. In the event of an unexpected power down, the device will control the flow of power so that the device can power down naturally without risk of losing data or damage being done to the device itself.

Routine Maintenance
With a little bit of careful maintenance, your server units will last longer and be less of a strain on your budget. After all, it makes sense to keep expensive pieces of hardware in good shape so that you won’t have to replace them as frequently. If you replace hardware before its time has come, you might accidentally lose out on mileage that you could have gotten out of your older hardware. A good rule to consider is to keep the server unit free of dust, and to listen for anything out of the ordinary--metal scraping, strange noises, anything that seems out of place. You should also have a contingency plan in the event that issues have been detected with your hardware.

Solution: Outsourced Server Hosting
A great way to solve all of these issues is by outsourcing your server hosting to a managed service provider. Since you’re not the ones taking care of your server units, you’ll be relieved of the duty, as well as all of the costs of doing so. This includes any costs associated with managing and maintaining a physical server unit, like air conditioning or electricity. Furthermore, since your infrastructure is virtualized on our hardware, we will work to minimize downtime so that you’ll experience minimal issues. We can monitor your organization’s infrastructure in real time and address issues promptly.

Don’t waste any more time and resources on managing your own server units. Call us today at 978-482-2020.



No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Monday, July 23 2018
If you'd like to register, please fill in the username, password and name fields.

Captcha Image

Subscribe to Our Blog!

Mobile? Grab this Article!

Qr Code

Tag Cloud

Security Tip of the Week Best Practices Technology Cloud Email Privacy Malware Hackers Business Computing Internet Software Microsoft Google Computer Hosted Solutions Ransomware Business Mobile Devices Network Security Android IT Services Smartphone Tech Term Managed IT Services Data Management Backup Hardware IT Support Windows Small Business Internet of Things User Tips Cloud Computing Data App Cybersecurity Business Continuity Browser Windows 10 Innovation Server Facebook Data Recovery Saving Money Gmail Artificial Intelligence Encryption Remote Monitoring Business Management Chrome Managed Service Provider Phishing Outsourced IT Word Efficiency Windows 10 Productivity Tip of the week IT Support Disaster Recovery Money Data Backup Vulnerability Communication Office 365 Productivity Infrastructure Smartphones Managed IT Services Settings Google Drive Bandwidth IT Management Content Filtering Upgrade Microsoft Office Analytics YouTube communications Employer-Employee Relationship Social Media Risk Management Robot Website Data storage Network Office Tips Antivirus Passwords Big Data Applications Government VPN Administration Holiday Data Security Mouse Miscellaneous Business Technology Firewall Server Management Maintenance Company Culture BYOD Virtual Private Network Alert Workplace Tips Apple Storage Managing Stress Wireless Vendor Management Monitors Save Money Mobile Device Two-factor Authentication Avoiding Downtime Paperless Office HIPAA Automation Scam End of Support Outlook Mobile Security Virtual Reality Spam Computing The Internet of Things WiFi Unified Threat Management VoIP LiFi Data loss Telephone Systems SaaS Hosted Solution Dark Web Digital Payment Connectivity Wi-Fi Marketing Current Events Network Management Access Control desktop IT Technicians Writing Optimization Best Practice Modem FinTech Gadgets Disaster Staff Computers Leominster Cyber Monday Digital Cryptocurrency Collaboration Language Dark Data Value Apps Legislation Regulations Microsoft Excel IoT IT solutions Going Green Touchscreen SharePoint Mirgation Retail Recycling Google Docs Cookies MSP Politics Users Halloween Education Hacks Quick Tips Techology Uninterrupted Power Supply Augmented Reality Display K-12 Schools Managed IT Smart Technology Document Management Spyware Bitcoin How To Lenovo File Sharing Computing Infrastructure Customer Service Professional Services Google Wallet Statistics Tablet Computer Care IBM Social Networking Mail Merge Blockchain Star Wars Printing Downloads Solid State Drive Chatbots Office eWaste Samsung Business Growth Nanotechnology Development Tech Support Scary Stories Password VoIP Unified Threat Management Wearable Technology Network upgrade Legal Shortcut Distributed Denial of Service Identity Theft Running Cable Windows 8 Firefox Superfish Alerts USB Chromebook Unified Communications Drones Bluetooth Comparison Training Corporate Profile Motherboard Cables Hacker Address Permissions Automobile Fraud Cost Management Buisness Hard Disk Drive Identity Social Engineering Continuity Screen Reader Charging Websites Sports User Error Dell Smart Office Virtual Desktop Deep Learning Patch Management Managed IT Service Laptop Customer Relationship Management Cabling Licensing Dongle Specifications WannaCry Wires Alt Codes Google Maps Assessment Heating/Cooling Multi-Factor Security Safety Solar Break Fix Smart Tech Time Management Printer Work Remote Computing Bring Your Own Device Operating System Voice over Internet Protocol Social Networking Cooperation Network Congestion Service Level Agreement Budget Search Black Friday Router Typing Humor Emergency Hotspot Internet Exlporer Downtime Information Technology Servers Google Calendar Compliance Business Intelligence Cybercrime Machine Learning Cameras Processors Unsupported Software Meetings Virtualization Tracking Update Cleaning Computer Repair Relocation CCTV Mobile Data Webcam Recovery How To Work/Life Balance Error Health Private Cloud Point of Sale Ben McDonald shares Black Market Travel Law Enforcement Electronic Medical Records G Suite Notifications Supercomputer CrashOverride Physical Security Mobile Device Management Twitter Motion Sickness Emoji Staffing BDR Upgrades Gadget Administrator Taxes Crowdsourcing IT Budget Personal Information Botnet Mobile Computing Web Server what was your? Cortana GPS 3D Printing IT Consultant

Sign up for our Newsletter!

  • Company Name *
  • First Name *
  • Last Name *

      What Our Clients Say

      • BNMC has provided us with nothing less than outstanding service and results for all of our IT needs for the past few years. Every member of their staff is professional, knowledgeable, friendly and eager to solve any problem...
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3